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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Fairy Terns

Features

Country Cook Islands
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1972-1983
Value 20 Cents (Tene)
0.2 NZD = 0.12 USD
Currency Dollar (1972-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.52 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 5
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Young bust right, date below

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS
1974

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Fairy Terns (Binomial name: Sternula nereis), one in flight and the other on a branch. Denomination below.

Lettering:
20
JB

Engraver: George James Berry

Reginald George James Berry OBE was a New Zealand artist, noted for creating a large number of postage stamp and coin designs. He was born in London in 1906, and emigrated to New Zealand in 1925.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  31,000 1.43 24%
1972  17,000 9% Proof
1973  49,000 0.87 16%
1973  13,000 8% Proof
1974  5,500 17%
1974  7,300 6% Proof
1975  60,000 3%
1975 FM 1,000 0.7% Matte
1975 FM 21,000 3.13 8% Proof
1975 FM 2,251 2% Special Uncirculated
1983  1.97 35%
1983  0.4% BU
1983  10,000 4% Proof

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